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M.E. Franco was kind enough to add me to the Liebster Blog award list on her blog: http://mefrancoauthor.blogspot.com.au/
So a big thanks to her! Make sure you check out her blog and also buy her book:
So part of this is to pass on the award to 5 other bloggers. Here are my nominations!
Dionne Lister: http://dionnelisterwriter.wordpress.com/ (Fantasy author and host of Tweep Nation Podcast. Has a new book out! Visit her site for details.)
Amber Norrgard: http://amberjeromenorrgard.com/ (Poetry author and host of Tweep Nation Podcast, has a second poetry book out now! Make sure you visit her site for all the details.)
Catharine Bramkamp: http://www.yourbookstartshere.com (Co Host of the podcast, writing tutor, Author, Professor, lecturer, all round champion of the written word)Read More
December 10, 2011 Newbie Writers Podcast
Newbie writers podcast-Episode 12 Romance
Introduce our guest, Sharon Hamilton author of Heavenly Love that has five star reviews – available on Amazon
Sharon, you once said you liked romance because the girl always wins. Can you tell us more about that feature of Romances?
I always thought that Romance, like any genre is something you must live and breath and love before trying to write it, do you agree?
Who are authors to watch and who are authors for a newbie romance writer to read?
What are some of the romance trends?
What are some of the best ways to get your romance seen?
Do Romance writers need agents or are there publishers who will take a look at their work?
Tell us about your books
What is your process for writing?
What do you recommend for newbie romance writers – words ofRead More
November 6, 2011 Newbie Writers Podcast
Hey here are the show notes to Episode 8- Publishing Part Deux!
Don’t forget our competition! Notes below this one!
Hey we have a permalink to the competition on the sidebar to the right. Can find it here:
Bit of a recap on last show.
The Traditional way:
Get an agent (time, about a year)
Agent shops manuscript (time, about a year)
Publishers buys the book (no you will not get a million dollar advance) And it will take about two more years to release the book.
No more guarantees of support, marketing or help
If your first books fails to earn back the advance, you may not get a second chance.
Average royalty is about $1.00 per hard copy book.
The new way:
POD – Print on Demand
Advantage is there isRead More
Hey we have a permalink to the competition on the sidebar to the right. Can find it here:http://www.newbiewriters.com/competitions
Here is the spiel:
‘Newbie Writers and Rainstorm Press have teamed up to offer the ultimate newbie experience!
We want to read about your worst nightmare! With Halloween still lingering creepily behind us, what a great chance to come up with a short scary story?! Take a dream you’ve had and turn it into a fictional horror story. One way to describe this contest is the idea that any experience can be turned into a story, so in this case, your worst nightmare can become your best story. Send it to us! Catharine and Damien from the podcast will be the judges!
The best ten entries will be published in a collection by Rainstorm Press, with a copy going to eachRead More